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The Galveston County Daily News: Food

August 28, 2016


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Hot, Hot Hatch: Chiles can keep all year if roasted before freezing

Just when you think August couldn't get any hotter, a different kind of heat arrives.

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
Shrimp dish will impress even most sophisticated palate
Posted: August 23, 2016

If people ever ask me for a shrimp dish that's easy but super-impressive, I give them this recipe.

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Tuesday 08/16/2016
Celebrate the last of summer's tomato harvest
Posted: August 16, 2016

For me, every bite of a big, juicy tomato is like tasting the sun and the fresh, fertile Earth all at the same time.

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Galveston's Own Farmer's Market, Riondo's Ristorante to host Okrafest
Updated: August 16, 2016 - 10:33 pm

One of the best reasons to shop at a local farmers market is finding new ingredients that lead to cooking something different and learning a little more. That’s true not just for home cooks, but even for some of the area’s best restaurateurs. When Don McClaugherty and Edgardo “Rico” Caminos, the creative team at Riondo’s Ristorante, signed on to host Okrafest, the farmers market became a crash course in cooking okra.

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Tuesday 08/09/2016
Brazilian treats: Bring a taste of the Olympics to your kitchen
Posted: August 09, 2016

All eyes are on Brazil this week. Thanks to the Olympics, Americans are getting a refresher course on Brazilian culture. Anyone watching the Olympics is getting a taste of Brazil, but how can we really taste the best of Brazil?

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Homemade pecan meal gives cookies an extra-nutty flavor
Posted: August 09, 2016

The flour and meal section at the grocery store has exploded.

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Saturday 08/06/2016
Former Haak Winery executive chef to compete on ‘Chopped’
Posted: August 06, 2016

After leaving his post as executive chef at Santa Fe’s Haak Vineyards & Winery in December, Tyler Henderson moved to Colorado and took the title of executive chef at Plate, a local eatery in Durango.

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Tuesday 08/02/2016
Risotto not a dish that gets on table fast
Posted: August 02, 2016

You can't rush risotto.

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Pesto an enjoyable summer food
Posted: August 02, 2016

While we think of most of the perfect summer foods as all-American (like corn and watermelon) there are good reasons to add pesto — the garlicky, Italian mixture of greens, cheese and olive oil — to the list as well.

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GMO wheat found in Washington state could affect US trade
Posted: August 02, 2016

Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries concerned about engineered food.

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